Breakfast’s really important to start your day right. Bacon and eggs or a bagel and cream cheese? Both tempting decisions. You opt for the less fattening option of bagel and ream cheese. But guess what? That’s what’s really making you fat.
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A few conclusions:
- Eating fat doesn’t actually make us fat. It’s the insulin cycle, triggered by eating carbohydrates.
- The easily-digestible carbs like refined flour, soda, and potatoes are the worst offenders.
- For weight-loss, a low-carb diet is a lot more effective than a low-fat,…
- It’s almost as if there’s a conspiracy to make us fatter. Over time, the size of the portions we consume have gotten larger, and the least healthy foods are the worst offenders. The portion size of sugary and salty snacks have grown by more than 50% in the last 30 years.
- It’s not enough to just plan on eating part of a dish. The overall size of the portion actually influences how much of it you eat before you think you’re full.